Google Earth Install

Phil Pinkerton pcpinkerton at
Thu May 3 12:50:30 UTC 2007

Geeze ... when I tried to run Google Earth ( feisty 7.04 amd64 updated)

My system jumps to the login screen ??  Whoa not going there again.

Probably due to FireFox 64bit.

The race is on to get 64bit going I hope Ubuntu takes the lead.

Hugo Hakenbush wrote:
> Thanks for the info, The forum i got the command from did not mention
> those details.
> On Mon, 2007-04-30 at 14:33 +0530, das wrote:
>> On Mon, 2007-04-30 at 14:34 +1200, Hugo Hakenbush wrote:
>>>> Thanks for that it worked!
>>> Jeff 
>> Very good that it worked, and the problem is solved. 
>> In the first place, the console was showing no such file or directory
>> because you were not in that very directory where you have downloaded
>> the file. Most probably, if you used Firefox, the file was in
>> '/home/jeff/Desktop', if 'jeff' is your username, and when you opened
>> the console you were standing in the '/home/jeff' directory. If you
>> changed the directory by 'cd Desktop' and then issued the 'chmod +x'
>> command, it would have worked. Bash was not getting the file in the
>> place where you issued the command. Anyway, you don't need it anymore.
>> But if you have not deleted it, the downloaded Google-Earth file is
>> still there, occupying your HD space. 

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